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and the panhandle of west virginia. today, just thunderstorms. there are showers of to the west of leesburg. debbie pockets coming down. mainly cloudy today with a glimpse of sunshine. off and on showers, a rumble of thunder, high temperatures around 70. >> now to lisa baden. >> beltway travel and interstate travel looks fine. 395 north on the d.c. side of the 14th street bridge. in the virginia camera, 395 north towards the 14th street bridge, looks like everything is moving nicely. they are moving the camera around to get a glimpse of the crash on the other side of the bridge. no evidence of it. it's near the exit at 12th street. no worries. back to you. >> thank you. >>> our top story this morning, the death toll in the wake of strong storms that tore across the nation'souths. 12 people are dead after high winds from a tornado leveled hundreds of homes. the same storm system is responsible for severe weather here on the weekend. courtney robinson has more on the weather. good morning. >> we did see some heavy rain and wind. in comparison, it is not much compared with what the south and midwest e
grumman is moving its headquarters from los angeles to the d.c. area. yesterday they chose virginia over maryland and d.c.. the exact site remains unclear. up to 150 new jobs in our area is what it will mean. >> last month's mass shooting in southeast d.c., police arrested 21-rolled jeffrey best. the police chief says this is the final arrest in the case. best is also charged in the mouth 27 shooting death of jordan howe. -- march 27 shooting. >>> we have exclusive video of the underwear bomber training in yemen. abdulmutallab deshawn firing weapons and should speaking in arabic about his impending attack. -- is shown firing weapons. more beginning at 7:00 this morning on that. >> who says you cannot fight city hall? the district dismissed 70,000 parking tickets in 2009. >> we will head back down south where the cleanup continues to day after the deadly twisters. >> first we will find out if any more severe weather is in the forecast. >> people are assessing damage after the deadly tornadoes that swept through the south. nearly 700 homes were damaged over the weekend in mississippi alone
of the virginia tech shootings, which left 32 people and the gunman dead. a day of remembrance on campus today to pay remembrancer to the victims. classes will be cancelled. two sitting benches will be dedicated to honor the victims. a candlelight vigil tonight. police officers caught on tape beating the university of maryland students say they are getting death threats. prince george's county police have suspended two more officers. two other officers were suspended on monday. the video shows police hiddink student john mckenna with batons during a celebration must must. -- hitting the student during a celebration last month. one lawmaker has promised to challenge the district's right to vote. >> we have big changes for the weekend. right now it is 5:06 captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> hadick friday morning. it's going to be a nice day, unseasonably warm. we are already near 60 degrees across much of the region. but there's a cold front that score to move through later this evening and tonight. that will pave the way for much lower temperatures on the weeke
is okay. 95 virginia has a tractor- trailer that jackknifed and lost its rear axle. other than that. this is 95 northbound in virginia, north of the rappahannock river bridge. only one lane gets by to the left. 55 minutes just to get out of fredericksburg. the alternate is not much better. >> brand new video, a fire broke out at a building on georgetown university campus. it happened along the 3700 block of o street in northwest. the details are scarce. >> our top story this morning, two prince george's county police officers are being punished for their role in the video. you saw it first on abc 7. both are serving suspension while the department conducts an internal investigation into brutality claims. this morning we are learning new details about who is officers are. brianne carter is in college park with details. >> good morning. according to the police department, they have identified all the officers involved in the video. so far, two police officers have been suspended. more suspensions may be forthcoming. police said all of the officers involved in the beating at the univer
virginia, people are remembering the 25 miners lost. four miners are still unaccounted for. the rescuers had started drilling to try to release toxic gases from the mind. inspectors cited that might nearly 550 times last year for safety violations. we will have a live report coming up. >>> d.c. teachers might have reason to celebrate today. a new contract is almost a done deal. courtney robinson has details. >> good morning. this has been a long fight for d.c. public school administrators and the washington teachers union. according to information on the website late last fight, it seems they have reached a tentative agreement in negotiations about a new contract. for all of the teachers, they will see an 11% raise. it comes as part of the pact where teachers will see about a 20% salary increase, much of it paid for through and a typical arrangement. $64.5 million, and from private foundations. that the chief financial officer to make sure that the money they are guaranteeing is sound. then it will go before the teachers union. then before council for approval. it is still a long process
.c. resident. virginia senator jim webb has co-sponsored a resolution honoring her. he said "as a civil rights activist and confidante to many african american leaders, she was unwavering in her commitment to equality and fairness. her leadership "we've an undeniable mark." >>> time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with lisa baden now. >> moving nicely coming out of southern maryland. i'm going to look at a couple of maps. pretty good run on route 4, route 5, 28, s210210. baltimore national park lake running in your favor. normal volume on 270. southbound on the friedrichs into montgomery county looks good so far. 66 and 95, volume increasing in manassas and 95 heading into dale city. it's okay through springfield. let's go to brian van de graaff. >> thank you. temperatures are much milder than the last couple days because of the cloud cover and light rain that's pushing into the metro area. it's 52 and alexandra, 47 in frederick, 51 in centreville, 48 in hagerstown. light showers coming up 95. manassas and fauquier county, a few sprinkles. leesburg and western frederick county as well
at the virginia metro station. it's quiet. a lot of people jog in this area. it's 51 degrees. ameren a light coat, but that's it. you don't need anything more. this afternoon i will shed a few layers as it will be much warmer. we have a wide range of temperatures. let's look at the numbers. 34 degrees at fort meade. 34 at stafford. those are usually the cooler readings. gainesville, 43. our forecast, a lot of sunshine, increasing clouds later this afternoon and evening, highs in the upper 60's, that's normal. rain showers by tomorrow. >> normal for this time of mourning. heavier volume of traffic is what we have on 95, 66, and southbound 270. there's a brief delay in manassas on centreville in 66 -- on 66. looks good across the roosevelt bridge. nothing on 95. out of fredericksburg to get to springfield. traffic on 95. northbound moving at speed heading into springfield all the way to the pentagon is good. back to you. >> 50 degrees in roslyn. >> coming up, kids and sell phones. a new poll shows some of them don't put them down even when they are sleeping. >> washinton makes progress on financial
news. authorities have raised the death toll to 25 after the explosion in west virginia. four people are reportedly still trapped inside. rescue crews have stopped their search. pamela brown has the latest details. good morning. >> the rescue mission is on hold. more than 1,000 feet underground. it is considered the worst u.s. mine disaster since 1984. the outlook has becoming more grim. the official said it didn't appear at any minors mated to a rescue chamber. rescue workersound the chambers mt. >> if another explosion occurred, we could have lost 50 rescuers, it would have been just something unfathomable. >> to a buildup of gases and carbon dioxide could have presented the survivors from making it to the rescue chamber. at least 25 miners have been pronounced dead. >> one call miner's death is one too many. >> it is too early to know the cause. the buildup of toxic gas has been a constant problem at the upper big branch mine. and massey energy it ranks among the top five coal producers. there were hit with a fine for a series of violations. that mine has said three other fataliti
arms. in virginia several dozen people armed with weapons will hold a protest march at bradley point. the group says it intends to be the first to hold a gun demonstration at a national parks. >>> nearly 80% of people polled say they don't trust washington to solve the nation's problems. 22% say they can trust the government. nearly half say the government has a negative effect on their daily lives. most participants said washington is too against powerful and interferes too much in state and local matters. >> still ahead, 15 years since one of the deadliest terror attacks on american soil. we will see how oklahoma city is marking the anniversary. >> cutting the congestion on one of our area's busiest highways. if local leaders want to hear from you. >> it's only 44 degrees in roslyn. coming back with a full forecast. coming back with a full forecast. experience new positively nourishing body washes from aveeno, the naturals brand dermatologists trust most. delightfully fragrant, truly moisturizing. that's positively nourishing. only from aveeno. a man can only try... and try. i hear
another whole will have to be drilled before recovery efforts can continue. >> virginia governor bob mcdonnell is urging people to join in a moment of silence in the members of the victims of the explosion. the west virginia gov. is asking for a moment of silence this afternoon. gov. mcdonnell is under fire from some people over plan to require nonviolt felons to submit a personal essay if to get their voting rights restored. it comes after the controversy surrounding the confederate history month proclamation. mrs. the governor haley barbour says it seems like a lot of noise that does not amount to a deaiddly. >> there are measures to track child sex offenders. there's another bill being considered that would allow las vegas style gambling. another measure would give schools and police new powers to fight gangs. >> coming up, keeping nuclear weapons away from terrorists, a closer look at the president's security summ. >> tiger woods falls short. we will have highlights from the final rounds of the masters. >> rain could be on the way. 5:00 07 is the time. it's 59 degrees in roslyn.
in and out of baltimore, and good on 95 in virginia. back to you. >> thank you. >>> breaking news, arlington police are investigating the death. we know it happened sometime overnight along the 5500 block of columbia pike. we have a group for on the way. >> we are turning to the latest developments from the gulf coast on this friday. oil is washing ashore in the mississippi river delta. morris on the way. this is just the beginning. the leak from a sunken oil rig could be worse than the exxon valdez spill 20 years ago. the federal parliament is moving quickly to contain the disaster. courtney robinson has the latest. >> this oil deep within the gulf waters just off the coast of louisiana is threatening to wipe out hundreds of marine species and with it -- >> nobody knows where that oil spill is at. >> the fishing industry that relies on what is beneath the surface. >> this is of national significance. >> oil seen as a reached the coast with thicker oil off the coast. a state of emergency is in place. the federal government is stepping in, using oil- dispersing chemicals. they're using experi
. >> on the inner loop at the beltway in virginia, there has been a crash at 66. north out of springfield to get to tysons. the right lane is still closed. in our favorite is a light volume of traffic. it will be slippery out there. nothing complicated to report in springfield. earlier this morning, a boat fell off of its trailer. it is gone and we're moving smoothly. alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> there were some close calls around the region last night. trees were toppled. this morning, the clean-up begins. mike conneen is live with a look at the damage the storm left behind. >> we are seeing a giant tree in trinidad. look at this scene. we're estimating it is about 75 feet tall. this tree fell on these townhomes and did not do any major damage. it did not go through any of the windows. this tree is enormous. it gives you an idea of how strong the wind was last night. with so gallons of rain fall on local streets. -- we saw gallons of rain fall on local streets. other homes had minor to major damage. we have heard from local power providers and about 4600 residents are without power this m
on the beltway for virginia drivers coming out of springfield into tysons. it's on the inner loop at braddock. two lanes to the right are close already and that before emergency equipment as arrived. on the way to 66 if you leave in the next few minutes, this crash is erratic. you may want to wait and take little river turnpike to miss everything. nothing between springfield and baltimore. in great shape out of fredericksburg getting to the beltway. now to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> some major developments from the fight over the district posing a teachers' contract. if looks like the deal is in jeopardy. the city's chief financial officer will not certify the agreement because of strings attached to the private donations. courtney robinson is live in northwest with the educational politics at play. tell us about it. >> all this comes down to a clause in the contract that could blow this deal to pieces. they could lose a lot of money, the teachers. >> 54 million? >> all that and private donations meant to increase d.c. teacher pay and bonuses, but that money and the new contract could g
. obama outlined his goal of eliminating nuclear weapons. >>> rescuers have entered the west virginia coal mine where four workers are still missing. they had to wait until the gas levels dropped to safe levels. rescuers when now the send 5 miles into the mine. the survival depends on if they were able to get to take refuge chambers. >>> two montgomery county teenagers face charges after a gun scare. police received a report of a gun at st. albans school. they locked down four schools, including one at tending by president obama's daughter malia. two students were arrested. >>> the boy accused of driving the minivan in the shooting last week is now facing 41 charges that include four counts of first-degree murder while armed. there is a bench trial on may 13. the shooting killed four people and wounded five others. >>> funerals for the shooting victims have been taken place all this week. there will be one today for brishell jones. the fuel begins at 11:00 a.m. >>> a toyota executive told his colleagues to come clean about safety problems with accelerator problems accurate he told his coll
of yesterday. in virginia it looks good on 95. >> we did not see many major traffic tieups in the downtown authorities are still pressing forced ahead of the morning rush. the lock down around the convention center is in full effect still as police continue to investigate a deadly accident near one of the roadblocks. kathy park is live in northwest with the latest details. good morning. >> good morning. day two. a look behind myight shoulder and the checkpoint is there. it will not go down until later this evening. despite the fact traffic was better than expected yesterday, fed officials are urging downtown workers to work from home today. it is the second day of the summit. that means another day of roadblocks and tighten security around the washingtonconvention center. the warnings came early on. hofficials believe that had to dowith the lighter traffic. >> a lot of people stayed home and decided to take a vacation day all work from home. >> monday did not go without problems. if late afternoon on a bicyclist to die after colliding with a five-tonilitary trucks on new york ave. >> we ne
on 66 and 95 in virginia. this is 95 in virginia. traffic starting to develop out of springfield. >> thank you. >>> a special tech bytes with the ipad. >> the wait for the ipad is almost over. the new gadget will be in stores tomorrow morning. will it be a game changer for apple? he changed the way we listen to music. he shook up cell phones with the iphone and its apps. >> we will start to see the concept of books changing. they will become more visual. >> are ready to buy into tablet computers? >> this is a new era of computing we are about to see with this new kind of system where applications are a central theme to the device. >> it will happen with this ipad. >> it looks like apple is starting this next phase in style. >> apple has done it again with the ipad. >> apple is not the only company hoping to change the game. microsoft has developed a table top computer and is also working on tablets. google has big plans, developing its own software for tablets. change is in the air. >> i think we have something replace what we do now with computers. the ipad has as good a shot as
on the beltway at university. moving at speed right now. no issues to report up to the beltway on 95 virginia. if headlights are northbound. metrorail is on normal service. back to you. >> thank you. >>> this morning the nation will join the washington community to say goodbye to dorothy height. across the country if flags are flying at half staff. the president will pay tribute by delivering a eulogy. the funeral is ending three days of celebration focus on her life and its lasting impact. jennifer is joining us from the national cathedral with more. good morning. >> good morning. as the nation and the city prepared to bid a final farewell to a woman dedicated to civil rights, security is expected around the national cathedral. there have been several memorials leading up to this morning's funeral, including last night's celebration of life at shiloh baptist church. more than 1300 gathered in honor of dr. dorothy height. >> ♪ >> known as the godmother of the civil-rights movement, dr. dorothy height. >> [unintelligible] >> from past presidents to everyday citizens, thousands across the cit
, a couple accidents on the maryland side. first, in virginia, no accidents. normal volume out of southern maryland. roweled 4 and route 5 trudging through the fog. the baltimore washington parkway wreck on 202, police on the scene, traffic is able to get through. i-270 south near 109 there is a wreck after 80, causing the becca. 66 at 95, no delays. not many cameras available to us because of the fog. i-495 at university blvd. on that shot. >> we are following breaking news from temple hillel. two prince george's county sheriff's dipodies were involved in an overnight shooting at a nightclub. details are scarce. police still as it happens at club believed on brinkley rd.. there's no word of the number of victims of what led to the shooting. -- club elite. >> brian betts will be laid to rest today nearly a week after he was murdered inside his home. last night the shaw middle school community said goodbye at a viewing in manassas. brianne carter is live in northwest with some of these emotional tributes. >> good morning. some of the notices about their principal still remain on the door at
for oil of the coast of virginia faces two major obstacles. activities throughout the vast leasing area. some are potentially hazardous. those issues will be looked at before any drilling occurs. >>> we now know where gilbert arenas will serve part of this sentence. he will be in montgomery county near the white flint mall. he will spend two days at the detention center. michelle >>> obama will speak at the george washington university graduation next month. she issued a challenge that if they log one entered thousand hours of volunteer service, she would be the commencement speaker. the university has now met its goal. >>> 5:49. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. let's start off with the best news of the day. >> we love it. >> the weather. it was great over the weekend. there was pollen in the air. a few more clouds today. by midweek, which could be pushing 90 in some places. then it will pull back off. some thunder boomers could be in the mix. these are the cherry blossoms. you can see the washington monument and the background. the blossoms will stick around. last we
to a couple of cameras. on 95 in virginia, headlights are northbound. that will take you across the american legion bridge. travel times in our favor. the the dulles greenway, the dulles toll road, 66, and 270 will give you the green light. >> we begin with the latest on the oil rig explosion in the gulf of mexico. authorities are looking to prevent a major environmental disaster. officials said the sinking could potentially send more than 300,000 gallons of oil a day into the water. it could be several days before any of it reaches the louisiana coast, if it does. if the coast guard expects to call off the search for 11 people missing on tuesday's explosion. >> our top story, new developments from the deadly mass shooting in southeast washington. prosecutors have dropped charges against the 14-year-old thought to be behind the wheel during the drive by. police have arrested two more people and the third is still on the run. kathy park is outside police headquarters. >> district officials took an extraordinary step yesterday identifying 14-vote malik carter. this had to be done in order to c
an investigation into the deadly coal mine explosion last week in west virginia. the governor has asked the chief to conduct an independent investigation into the blast that killed 29. the washington post is reporting the agency is being criticized for asking the man who oversaw a inspections to lead the probe into the explosion. >> we have some news of an important decision by toyota. it says it will stop selling a lexus suv because of rollover concerns. consumer reports issued "don't buy" label for the 2010 gx460. toyota says it will conduct its own tests and is alerting current owners about the potential problem. >> the first lady's first solo trip had a special stop in haiti. we will have the latest. >> also, a desperate plea for would-be parents after the international adoption controversy. >> temperatures are all the way back up. it's 5:00 07. -- >> good morning. adam caskey, live in alexandria at founders park. it's a little foggy, but there's not that much at this location. elsewhere it is pretty foggy. a good look at to the sunrise in about an hour-and-a-half. it's 48 degrees in alexandr
delaware down to florida. drilling off the virginia coast could begin as soon as 20 to call. bob mcdonnell move. some are seeing red. >> i am concerned about oil spills. >> you see the drilling in california. it is not good. >> president obama says this is part of a broader strategy to move the united states away from dependence on foreign oil. >>> new mileage standards are being set for cars and trucks. they will need to get at least 35 1/2 miles per gallon per it will be about we spent at the gas pump. >>> coming up, able first heard it is almost time >> and a new way to get away is coming closer to home. we will explain. >> you could not ask for a better day at >>> hello. i am the daredevil at the big apple circus. if you think your commute is bed, check this out. good morning, washington. >>> he did not see that every day. >> that catches your eye. 5:40. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> it is a gorgeous day outside. >> we hit 71 yesterday. we could add five or 10 degrees on top of that. it is in local this morning. we're in the 50's in the city. stephens city, 42.
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